Create distributed firewall rules#

Distributed firewall rules control the so-called east-west traffic, such as traffic within your environment. To control the traffic between your environment and the internet, refer to the Create an edge gateway firewall rule.

Before you begin#

Before you begin, ensure that you assign an edge gateway to your data center group.


  1. Log in to the Rackspace Services for VMware Cloud portal.

  2. Navigate to Networking > Data Center Groups.

  3. Click the name of the data center group for which you want to edit the distributed firewall rules.

  4. Select Distributed Firewall on the left.

  5. Click Edit Rules.